Salons are fun, but can’t provide SELF care.


A conversation with Insiya Rasiwala-Finn, yoga teacher, writer, and Ayurvedic counsellor YO: When you read “self-care” in a mainstream magazine or on a billboard, what does that bring up for you? IRF: This is so pertinent right now. I was just scrolling through my email – which attracts a lot of junk mail unfortunately – and a button on an email from GOOP (Gwyneth Paltrow’s wellness site) popped out, promising mobile manicures and spa treatments. That is exactly what self-care has come to mean in mainstream culture: taking time out of the normal hustle of daily life to receive a treatment of [...]